BBC Braces For ‘Hard Moment’ As 1,000 Staff Stage Biggest Strike In 13 Years

BBC employees will stage their biggest strike in 13 years today as they walk out in protest over job losses and changes to local content. Around 1,000 National Union of Journalists (NUJ) members are expected to down tools for 24 hours from 11 a.m. local time and the BBC has acknowledged that it will be a difficult day.

BBC Staff Vote To Stage Biggest Strike In 13 Years; King Charles’ Coronation Could Be Targeted

BBC employees have voted to stage their biggest strike in 13 years in protest over the corporation’s changes to local content in England. Members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have warned that they could target King Charles III’s Coronation in May.

Hollywood Studios Plan For A Writers’ Strike — Even Before Negotiations Have Started

Studios and producers are preparing for a possible writers’ strike, a month before negotiations are set to begin with the Writers Guild of America.

Hollywood Braces For Writers Strike: Why The WGA And Studios Are On A Collision Course

The streaming economy — and the writer’s place in it — will be a central theme of the upcoming talks between Hollywood studios and the Writers Guild of America. The union’s current contract expires on May 1, and the industry is bracing for a major battle, and what could be the first strike in 15 years. That has the entertainment business growing increasingly anxious.

New York Times Editors Hustle To Prepare Stories For Newsroom Strike

More than 1,100 unionized New York Times staffers are intending to embark on a 24-hour strike today, leaving editors at the newspaper scrambling to put out a credible digital report for the day and print editions for the days following. A protest featuring some of the paper’s most celebrated names is scheduled outside the Times’ midtown Manhattan headquarters for 1 p.m. ET. Pulitzer Prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones is among those expected to speak.

IATSE Says Strike To Start Next Week

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees International President Matthew Loeb said Wednesday that the strike would begin at 12:01 a.m. Monday unless an agreement is reached on rest and meal periods and pay for its lowest-paid workers.

Writers Go On Strike At ABC’s ‘The Chase’

The strike was initiated at 9 a.m. ET today “after the companies refused to agree to cover writers’ work under the Writers Guild of America’s Minimum Basic Agreement,” according to a statement from The Writers Guilds of America, East and West.

Golf Channel Strike Ends After 11 Days

Verizon Workers Strike Amid Contract Dispute

The latest contract between the company and about 39,000 workers expired in August and so far, the unions and management say negations have been unsuccessful. The workers began a strike and set up picket lines at more than two dozen locations across the eastern U.S. starting at 6 a.m. today. The unions have said Verizon wants to freeze pensions, make layoffs easier and rely more on contract workers. The telecom giant has said there are health care issues that need to be addressed for retirees and current workers because medical costs have grown and the company also wants “greater flexibility” to manage its workers.

Greek Media On Strike Over TV License Overhaul

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s largest journalist union has called a 24-hour strike, halting news programs on private and state television, over government plans to overhaul television licenses next year. The strike on Friday coincided with a highly anticipated visit to Greece by French President Francois Hollande, which state TV continued to cover. Greece’s government […]


WCAU Philadelphia, IBEW Settle Strike

Striking photographers and technicians at NBC’s Philly O&O voted Friday to ratify a new four-year contract after more than three weeks off the job.


Strike Against WCAU Gets Nastier

The strike by 65 camera operators and broadcast technicians at NBC-owned WCAU Philadelphia is heating up. The station is looking to hire replacement workers and has posted the positions of strikers on job sites.


Philadelphia Photogs Vote To Strike

The pope is about to make a historic visit to the U.S., with a stop off in Philadelphia. But, the TV coverage might be a bit lacking. The union representing the roughly 75 photographers and technicians at KYW overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to strike over stalled contract negotiations. The news comes a day after roughly 65 photographers and technicians at WCAU notified station management that they are exercising their right to terminate a collective bargaining agreement in 10 days and set a Sept. 21 strike date.

Teamsters Vote To Strike TV Commercials

Members of Teamsters Local 399 have voted overwhelmingly to strike the TV commercials industry, although a strike can still be averted if producers make a better offer before the current pact expires Jan. 31.

‘Survivor’ Editors End Strike Over Union Contract

‘Survivor’ Strike As Editors Walk Off Show

A day after the Motion Picture Editors Guild notified the producers of CBS’s Survivor that its editors wanted a union contract, the postproduction crew today walked off the veteran Mark Burnett reality show.

NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ Hit With Editors Strike

Writers Guild Strikes E!’s ‘Fashion Police’

BBC Staff To Strike Over Easter

BBC Journalists Go On Strike Over Job Cuts

LONDON (AP) – BBC journalists walked off the job Monday in a 24-hour strike to protest job cuts at the broadcaster. Staff mounted picket lines outside of the BBC’s studios in central London and around the country. Programs went on, but many shows were canceled, including the flagship morning news radio program “Today.” National Union […]

IATSE Ends Strike Against Pac-12 Network

IATSE Authorizes Strike Against Pac-12 Network

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing freelance technical employees who work on live sporting events for Pac-12 Networks went on strike Saturday.The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees wants to establish area standard wages and benefits for the freelancers who work on the network’s telecasts. About 100 union members picketed outside Galen Center, where […]


WTXF Philadelphia Camera Staff Vote To Strike